Despite years of advances in both legal and corporate policy, many qualified women don’t get the jobs they want. Misperceptions, stereotypes, and misplaced emotions on the part of either sex can still sabotage a woman’s career hopes—unless she takes a more strategic approach to her career.
This hands-on leadership course shows women how to strategically use your strengths and abilities—your competitive edge—while mastering your emotions in even the most unwelcoming atmosphere. You’ll learn how to build a network of support, take smart risks and view competition in a more positive light. Discover how to conduct yourself in a manner that earns you respect, and pursue your goals with positive energy. Return to your job feeling confident, ready to compete fearlessly, and in a better position to be recognized for your true capabilities. How Will you Benefit?
Overcome overt and hidden biases against women as leaders
Adopt a competitive mindset that leverages your strengths as a woman
Build a wide and strategic network of key stakeholders who will promote your career
Avoid taking a perfectionist approach to competitive and challenging situations
Recover from losses quickly by learning to take things less personally
Learn to deal with hypercompetitive colleagues with whom you have low trust
What You Will Learn
Becoming a more confident, assertive woman in a competitive, male-dominated world
Getting out of your comfort zone and developing a more resilient mindset
Gaining a competitive advantage by taking smart career risks
Initiating and forming friendly competitor and challenger relationships
Expanding your strategic network in a virtual world
Learning how to collaborate with people you don’t like
Who Should Attend
Female business professionals who are looking to move forward in their organizations by developing the best possible leadership style to fit the positions they want.CE Credits: 1.2
For Classroom, Live Online, and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.
Programs included in AMA OnDemand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund.
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed—At AMA, we guarantee the quality of our seminars. In fact, 98% of our participants say they would recommend the course they have taken to their colleagues. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with a seminar for which you have paid, AMA will give you credit toward another seminar of comparable price or will refund your fee.
We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.
American Management Association
American Management Association is a world leader in professional development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success.
Challenging situations require a trusted partner.AMA’s mission and approach to improving performance combines experiential learning—“learning through doing”—with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career journey. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including seminars, webcasts and podcasts, conferences, corporate and government solutions, business books and research.
Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one.